Frequently Asked Questions
Although we are headquartered in the Texas Hill Country, we proudly install systems state-wide. For projects 75 miles or greater outside of Dripping Springs, our installations start at 5,000 gallons.
A good, basic rule of thumb for calculating your potential rainwater capture is as follows: Catchment area (sq. ft. of roof) X rainfall (in.) X .62 conversion factor = Capture (gallons)
2400 SF x 32″ rain X .62 = 47,616 gallons of water collected annually
For potable rainwater systems we use a sediment filter, followed by a carbon filter, and then a high flow UV light. This is all that is needed for rainwater, no other chemicals, salts or softeners required.
Yes, rainwater collection systems need consistent attention. Falling behind on general maintenance of filters, UV lights, gutters, leaf baskets, etc. can lead to contaminated water. We encourage a thorough review of your system at least every 3-6 months (depending on size of the system). Many people opt to replace their own filters, etc. but we also offer ongoing service maintenance agreements with our skilled service team.
No. At this time we do not offer our own in-house financing. We are happy to provide you with a list of rainwater-friendly lenders that we regularly work with.
No, although an HOA can require certain design preferences as well as an approval process for a rainwater installation, Texas Property Section 202.007, states an HOA may not “unreasonably deny” a homeowner from installing rain barrels or a rainwater harvesting system.
Your HOA may even require rainwater systems in the case of impervious cover requirements.